Author Archives: Michel Saloff-Coste

Why “DESIGN ME A PLANET”

October 2012 / Feature Articles

Michel Saloff-Coste

Michel Saloff-Coste

After thirty glorious years crashing in the late 70s on the first oil shock, we had 30 years during which we have sunk deeper and deeper into economic, social and ecological crisis. Economic demography stumbles because we are already on the limits of the planet. We know this, in part, because social inequalities are now back to what they were in the nineteenth century. Also, the ecology has undermined biodiversity and accelerated …